Football


Corey Lewis
Corey Lewis
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cresco, Pa.

High School:
East Stroudsburg South

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 315

Position:
OL

Experience:
1-1

03/06/2014

Illini Excel for NFL Scouts on Pro Day

Seven Former Illini Worked Out for 19 NFL Scouts on Thursday

12/08/2013

Illini Honor 15 Seniors at Annual Banquet

Scheelhaase, Hull, Kynard and Brown Voted 2013 Captains

11/27/2013

2013 Fighting Illini Football Senior Reflections

Illinois seniors reflect on the time they have spent in the Orange and Blue.

07/10/2013

43 Illini Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes with GPAs of 3.7 or Higher Earn Special Recognition

06/12/2013

Football to Host Second Annual Lift for Life June 21

Illinois Chapter of Uplifting Athletes to Raise Money for Acoustic Neuroma

12/08/2013

2013 Illinois Football Banquet

Photos from Illinois Football's 2013 postseason awards banquet, Dec. 8, 2013, at I Hotel. (Mark Jones/Illinois Athletics)

09/14/2013

Illinois vs. Washington - September 14, 2013 at Soldier Field

Illinois vs. Washington - September 14, 2013 at Soldier Field

09/07/2013

Illinois vs. Cincinnati - September 7, 2013

Illinois vs. Cincinnati - September 7, 2013

08/11/2013

Football Media & Fan Appreciation Day

Photos from 2013 Illini football Media Day and Fan Appreciation Day at Memorial Stadium - Aug. 11, 2013.

11/03/2012

Illinois Football at Ohio State

Photos of Illinois' 52-22 loss at Ohio State, Nov. 3, 2012. (Photos by Mark Jones (Illiinois) and the Associated Press).

2012: Came back from three torn ACLs, five surgeries and 2.5 years of recovery to play the final four games of 2012 ... Played 25 snaps at right tackle at Ohio State on Nov. 3 in his first game action since 2009, and then played in the final three games down the stretch as well ... After seeing significant playing time in 2008 and `09, he missed the entire 2010 and 2011 seasons and the first eight games of 2012 (34 total games missed) recovering from five different kneee surgeries ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2011: Sat out the 2011 season with ACL injury.

2010: Sat out 2010 season after tearing ACL in his left knee during 2010 spring practice ... Was granted a medical hardship waiver.

2009: Played in all 12 games ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

2008: Logged 94 offensive snaps as a true-freshman, playing in four games - Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa and Western Michigan.

High School: Named to the Associated Press All-State team ... Earned first-team Class AAAA All-State honors ... Aided his team by averaging 6.5 yards per carry and scoring 27 rushing touchdowns as a senior ... Team averaged 182 yards rushing per game, posting over 2,200 yards for the season ... Ranks among the top-40 players in the state of Pennsylvania by Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 78 offensive tackle nationally by Rivals.com ... Bench presses 300 pounds and squats 450 pounds ... High school coach was Ed Christian ... Also a starter on the basketball team.

Personal: Full name is Corey Leonard Lewis ... Son of Lisa and Steven Lewis ... Born on Oct. 16, 1990 ... Earned bachelor's degree in communication in Dec. 2011 and is currently finishing up master's degree in sports administration ... Chose Illinois over Virginia and Penn State.

(updated 7/22/13)

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